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Nurse Matilda Goes to Town

Christianna Brand

Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books

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Summary

Once upon a time there was a huge family of children, and they were terribly, terribly naughty … 
 
Mr and Mrs Brown thought that their children had been cured of naughtiness by the inimitable, magical Nurse Matilda. But now, with Nurse Matilda gone, the children have slipped back into their wicked ways: Tora has put glue in the sandwiches; Emma has made a chocolate cake out of mud; David has put a toad in the milk jug; and Tim is tying Nanny's shoelaces to her chair! 
 
Their stay in London with their Great Aunt Adelaide seems set for disaster – until the arrival of Nurse Matilda … 
 
This highly collectable new edition of a timeless classic is packed with episode after episode of mischief, mayhem and hilarity, all accompanied by Edward Ardizzone's beautiful original illustrations. 
  
 From the series that inspired the much-loved film Nanny McPhee, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth, Nurse Matilda Goes to Town overflows with naughtiness, wit and timeless humour – the perfect book for mischief-makers both young and old!

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